Procedure – Blood Pressure Cuffs To The Arms And Legs
Systolic pressures are measured in sequence at different points along the legs, and compared to the pressure in the arms. By comparing the pressures the physician can detect suspected blockages.
Before The Procedure
There are no special preparations for this test.
During The Procedure
Pressures will also be taken up and down your legs. The technician will chart out these pressures on a map of the vascular system, and put it in your chart for your physician to review.